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Some friends of mine had a call from these scammers.  Fortunately, they had the sense to hang up before inflicting any damage to their computer.
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I love tying them in knots.  :devil:
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Me too.    I kept one going for a whole hour before getting sprung by Mrs Clive.  He was very upset with me for wasting so much of his time.   :devil:
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Yes, but in my case who was the victim?  It could cost me a fortune!   :)x
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But think of the satisfaction...   :devil:
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Ive had a few of these calls, and the last one I told him to F off, upon which he told me to F off!!! I was fuming and told him exactly what he was-I dont think the Race Relations Board would have approved of me!!

Ive since had all International calls blocked-no problem now!

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Does that include all calls from the mainland, DG?   ;D
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The great thing is that the callers have absolutely no sense of humour and are therefore easy to wind up.  It's always more fun when Mrs Clive is out.   :laugh:
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Does that include all calls from the mainland, DG?   ;D


Lol- No Ive got a gadget that I have installed that I can programme to block what I want. Ive got it set to International calls and if I get one of those PPI calls I press a button and that stops that number from getting through again. Sheer bliss!!

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